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Buddleja (Buddleia) davidii Adonis Blue

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Buddleja davidii
Adonis Blue
(Buddleia/Butterfly Bush)

    A newer variety with grey green leaves & blue flowers in late Summer. Grown for it's dwarf habbit, growing to a height of around 1M

    Its fully hardy.

    This shrub has a medium growing habit and produces blue flowers in late Summer.
    Perfect for a mixed border and highly attractive to bees and butterflies.

    • Height: Flowering to 2m
    • Spread: Easily maintained to 2m
    • Foliage Colour: Lance shaped grey green
    • Flower Colour: Blue-purple
    • Soil Type: Well drained, sandy, loam, chalk, clay
    • Position: Full Sun - Partial Shade
    • Hardiness: Hardy H6 (-15)
    • Type: Deciduous Shrub
      Growing advice:
      Plant in a suitable position and remove dead flowers to prolong the flowering period. Prune hard in winter (January/February) and remove any large, woody stems.

      The plant will be supplied in a 2 litre pot (17cm) and will be securely packed.

      Buddleja’s are extremely useful shrubs for the garden, they offer wonderful flowers through the Summer, are easy to grow and very beneficial to insects. They are often viewed as large plants but there are many different species and varieties that offer all manner of flower types & colours as well as size.  The flowers are covered with butterflies in mid to late Summer and the yellow varieties are particularly attractive to beneficial insects, this can offer a huge interest to the garden, it can be a real joy relaxing in the garden with a Buddleja in full flower.